Parkinsonism

Science / Psychiatry / Parkinsonism: (par-kin-son-izm) A group of symptoms including loss of movement, a lack of facial expression, stiff gait when walking, tremor, or stooped posture. These symptoms are sometimes side-effects of older typical antipsychotic medications.

SAS

Science / Psychiatry / SAS: Simpson Angus Scale - an assessment tool designed to measure the symptoms of parkinsonism or extrapyramidal side effects related to the use of antipsychotic medications. MORE

Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS)

Science / Psychiatry / Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS): Movement disorders which can be a side effect of antipsychotic medications. They include acute dystonia, akathisia, parkinsonism and tardive dyskinesia. MORE

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